Suzanne's Around Town
Happy Father's Day!!!

Hi! Everyone-

Happy Father's Day to all of those great Dads and Grandpas out there!!!!

Kids are out of school this week- now the fun begins!!!!

Happy Summer!


Jun 15th

Family Gardening@ Garden Home Library at 6PM

Decorate a flower pot and plant a seed! Free and for all ages. Please pre-register by phone at 503/245-9932 or email the Youth Librarian at

Toddler (2 to 3 1/2 years) Storytime@ Beaverton Library. 3  half hour sessions start at 10:15AM, 11AM, and 11:45AM. Go to for more info.

Fun for Ones (12 to 24 months)@ Tigard Library. 2 half hour sessions start at 10:30AM and 11:30AM.

Jun 16th

Wednesday Beaverton Farmers Market@ SW Hall Blvd between 3rd&5th Streets from 3 to 6PM

If you've gobbled up all your fresh produce from the Saturday market then you can restock at the Wednesday Farmers Market (through August). Wednesday market is a scaled down version of the Saturday market but you should still be able to pick up fresh berries, peaches, and veggies!!!!

Storytime at Bliss Bake Shop@ Bethany Village Centre from 10-10:30AM. Phone for more info at 503/645-6000 or go to for more details.

Fun for Ones@ Beaverton City Library at 10:15 to 10:45AM.

Baby Bugs (infants to 12 months)@ Beaverton City Library from 11:15AM to 11:45AM.

Toddler Time@ Tigard Library from 10:30 to 11:15AM.

Ladybug Theater@ Smile Station (8210 SE 13th Ave, Sellwood section of Portland). "Baby Snow Bear White and Seven Kids from the Audience" at 10:30AM. Geared for kids 2 1/2 to 6. Plenty of audience participation and the shows usually last 40 minutes. $3.50 per person but babes in arms are free. Pay at the door but you must phone to reserve tickets in advance at 503/232-2346. Head to the YUM-O! Sellwood Grand Central Bakery afterwards- there's a kid's room in back so you can eat while the tots play with the chalkboard,etc. Go to for menu,etc.

Jun 17th


"See the kids just getting out of school, they can't wait to hang out and be cool..." Elementary school kids are out of school and summer begins!!!! Happy Summer!!!!

Splish! Splash! Storytime!@ Garden Home Library at 11AM. You'll be quacking up in this fun storytime!!! Stories, songs, and activities for the whole family! Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.

Ladybug Theater at 10:30AM. See Wednesday for Details.

Preschool Storytimes(3 1/2 to 6 years)@ Beaverton City Library at 10:15AM and 11:30AM.

Preschool Storytime@ Tigard Library from 1:15 to 2:00PM

Jun 18th

Family Storytimes@ Tigard Library at 10:30AM& 11:30AM

Bring the whole gang for stories, songs and super-duper silliness! Limited to first 20 children for each session. Go to for more info or phone the library at 503/684-6537.

Free Child's Admission@ Oregon Coast Aquarium (Newport). I just noticed the coupon on the back of this month's Metro Parent!!!! (Available at local libraries and rec centers). Clip now, use later when you visit the beach. One free child admission WITH one paid adult admission and coupon (offer good through Oct. 1st).

Jun 19th

Dear Ol' Dad Craft Time@ Tigard Library from 1:30-2:30PM

Bring Dad to the library for some fun stories, treats, and make a special gift to take home!!! Phone the library for more details at 503/684-6537.

Jun 20th

Free Admission for Dads@ Portland Children's Museum from 9AM to 5PM.

One free admission for dad (or grandfather) per paid child's admission. Check out a storytime, make a personalized bottle cap magnet (1-2:30PM) or visit the new Pet Hospital exhibit! Go to for complete details!!!